If You’re Going to Spray Milk, You Better Make It Chocolate
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If You’re Going to Spray Milk, You Better Make It Chocolate

On Monday, reports surfaced of nearly 2,500 dairy farmers spraying thousands of liters of milk outside of the European Parliament in Brussels. Farmers from France, Germany, Luxembourg  the Netherlands, and Poland turned their hoses on to the collection of government buildings, with no mercy for drenched policemen and onlookers. The demonstration was organized by the European Milk Board in protest of … Continue reading

Hold the Applause: Shutting Down Hostess Brands Won’t Cure Obesity
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Hold the Applause: Shutting Down Hostess Brands Won’t Cure Obesity

On Friday, November 16, 2012, Hostess Brand, the maker of Wonder Bread, Ding Dongs, Ho Hos, Sno Balls, CupCakes, Ding Dongs, Fruit Pies, Donettes, and the all-American Twinkies, announced that it would begin closing down all operations. This would mean the closing of 33 bakeries, 565 distribution centers, 5,500 delivery routes, 570 U.S. bakery outlet stores, … Continue reading

Listen to the Fat Man: China Urges New Leader to Focus on Food Safety
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Listen to the Fat Man: China Urges New Leader to Focus on Food Safety

On Tuesday, PBS News Hour released an 11-minute video entitled, “As China’s Diet Grow, So Do Concerns Over Safety and Sustainability.” The investigative report, by China correspondent Mary Kay Magistad and Producer Cassandra Herrman, couldn’t come at a more important time; just a day later, China’s Communist Party announced the selection of their country’s seven new leaders. … Continue reading

What to Expect When You’re Expecting: President Obama As Our Nation’s “Comfort Food”
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What to Expect When You’re Expecting: President Obama As Our Nation’s “Comfort Food”

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama was re-elected as President of the United States of America. Many voters, whether they liked it or not, expected this to happen. Call them indifferent, but what difference does it make if a President’s Democratic policies can’t pass through a House led by Republicans? (again.) The Average Jo-bama BagNewsNotes made … Continue reading